Enhance the educational impact of a field trip by adding a private class taught by a Museum educator. Discovery Place Science classes incorporate inquiry-based learning with hands-on activities, all geared toward providing exposure to STEM topics and supporting classroom curriculum needs.

Grades 9 - 12

Biochemistry of Cells

Available Spring 2017

Grades 9 - 12

Grade 8

Biotechnology

Available Spring 2017

Grade 8

Grades 4 - 9

Intro to Electroplating

Available Spring 2017

Grades 4 - 9

Grade 4

Food Science and Nutrition

Available Spring 2017

Grade 4

Grades 3 - 9

Energetic Catapults

Available Spring 2017

Grades 3 - 9

Grades 4 - 9

Intro to Microcomputers & Microcontrollers

Available Spring 2017

Grades 4 - 9

Grades 3 - 9

Motors, Circuits & Art

Available Spring 2017

Grades 3 - 9

Grade 7

Take a Cell-fie

Available Spring 2017

Grade 7

Grade 5

Ecosystem Exploration

Discover characteristics of each biome as you get up close to live animals.

Grade 5

Pre K - Grade 2

Amazing Animals

Get up close to amazing creatures

Pre K - Grade 2

Pre K - Grade 2

Ocean Adventure

Dive in and explore the world’s oceans

Pre K - Grade 2

Grade 3

Move It or Lose It

Explore the structure and functions of the human body

Grade 3

Grade 3

What's The Matter?

Explore the phases of matter

Grade 3

Grade 4

Animal Behavior and Adaptation

Observe fascinating behaviors and adaptations of animals

Grade 4

Grade 4

Oh My Circuits

Learn the difference between static and current electricity

Grade 4

Grade 4

Rocks and Fossils

Learn about the rock cycle and take a look at Museum fossils

Grade 4

Grades 3 - 4

Earth Moon and The Great Beyond

Join the rotation revolution powerful enough to alter your world

Grades 3 - 4

Grades 3 - 6

What's Your Culture?

Explore different cultures through artifacts and archaeology

Grades 3 - 6

Grade 5

Hot and Cold

Use your bare hands to cause a color change and make a liquid boil

Grade 5

Grade 6

Discovering Photosynthesis

Investigate the process of photosynthesis

Grade 6

Grade 7

Life Under the Lens

Determine the difference between plant and animal cells

Grade 7

Grade 7

Simple Machines

Learn mechanics through activities using gears and levers

Grade 7

Grade 8

Beginner's Zoology

Gain an introduction to differentiating taxonomic groups

Grade 8

Grades 4 - 8

Inside Out - Dissection

Gain an understanding of the human body through dissection

Grades 4 - 8

Grades 4 - 7

DNA Detectives

Explore genotypes, phenotypes, alleles and traits

Grades 4 - 7

Grades 4 - 7

Force and Motion

Experiment with Newton’s Laws of Motion

Grades 4 - 7

Grades 5 - 7

The Human Body

Identify several body systems using hands-on activities

Grades 5 - 7

Grades 5 - 7

What's the Forecast?

Build a better understanding of weather and climate

Grades 5 - 7

Grades 5 - 8

Advanced Robotics

Get an introduction to writing programs for LEGO® EV3 robots

Grades 5 - 8

Grades 5 - 8

Concepts of Chemistry

Mix molecules and investigate rate altering chemical manipulations

Grades 5 - 8

Pre K - Grade 2

Operation Rainforest

Study the amazing animals that live in World Alive

Pre K - Grade 2

Pre K - Grade 2

Moon and Beyond

Explore the moon and all its changing faces

Pre K - Grade 2

Pre K - Grade 2

Mini Meteorology

Snow, rain, sunshine or clouds?

Pre K - Grade 2

Pre K - Grade 2

I Like to Move It, Move It

This action packed class is perfect for junior engineers

Pre K - Grade 2

Pre K - Grade 2

Growing Up

Why is that tree so tall?

Pre K - Grade 2

Pre K - Grade 2

Everything Matters

Observe and discover the properties of solids, liquids and gases

Pre K - Grade 2

Pre K - Grade 2

Can You Hear Me?

Explore how sound travels through fun experiments

Pre K - Grade 2